Coast Guard issues notice of violation for rail jumpers on Seattle passenger vessel

Coast Guard issues notice of violation for rail jumpers on Seattle passenger vessel
A 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle conducts an early morning escort of a Washington State Ferry. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Logan Kellogg) SEATTLE- The captain of the port, Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, issued two notices of violation, Wednesday, with proposed penalties of $2,500 each to two men who intentionally jumped off the passenger vessel,...

Coast Guard issues $5,000 fine for rail jumping

Coast Guard issues $5,000 fine for rail jumping
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard issued a $5,000 fine to a passenger who jumped overboard into San Francisco Bay from a tour boat May 7. The passenger allegedly jumped off the vessel after becoming distraught over an argument with her boyfriend. The vessel’s crew safely recovered the jumper, who was not injured. This is the second “rail jumping” incident in the Bay Area within a 12-month...